BBG* 234

The meaning of law and structure of the American legal system are studied with a view toward the impact of law upon the operation of American business. Ethics and social responsibility are examined through the lens of stakeholder analysis and other analytical tools. Students will explore ethical issues, and their own ethics as major components of the course. Major aspects of government regulation of business such as products liability, securities regulation, worker protection, and intellectual property issues are also explored. The course also examines fiduciary duty and tort liability. May not be taken by students who have completed either Business Law I or Business Law II.